Passed away peacefully October 6, 2012 with family by her side. Dolores was born in Louisiana, met her husband Charles and moved to California after he joined the Navy. She earned a Masters of Arts degree and retired as a tenured professor from Harbor College. A devoted mother of 3 and beloved grandmother of 2, Dolores loved to travel, liked music and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite color was pink, and she enjoyed flowers especially roses. The family wishes to acknowledge the compassionate care of the Silverado Senior Living and Vitas Hospice staff. Please participate in the Stop Senior Hunger Food Drive at Rice or support the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Visitation will be Friday October 12 11am-2pm at Rice Mortuary in Torrance.